The company sells the OttiMat as well as SmartGrow, a hair mat used to fertilize plants. Waitresses, who wear pantyhose as part of their skimpy uniforms, donated more than , torn pairs, which were sent to two organizations that collect hair and fur from salons and pet groomers and stuff it into the legs of pantyhose to make booms that absorb oil. Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly receive communications related to AARP volunteering. It will donate 75 cents for every ounce bottle sold. Twice a week, he collects assorted recyclable materials, including hair from about 50 clients around Toronto. A patent for a mat made of human hair followed.
Lend Your Locks, Used Pantyhose to Help Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts
Well, apparently, Hooters knew. The groups stuff the pantyhose with human and pet hair to make booms that absorb and trap crude oil. Support Matter of Trust. Planes drop minivan-size water-cleaning robots and inflatable booms near the spill site. What are Hooters Girls famous for?
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The technique isn't a new one: Yes of course I would love to get new business from partipating but it is not a selfish thing Our massage therapist, Deborah Stalcup, donated her day to giving chair massages to the teachers at St. They also sorted the clean-up debris materials on beach tarps. The hair quickly soaks up oil when it is stuffed into booms made from the pantyhose. Posted in Uncategorized by Administrator on the May 21st,
We know you are the captive audience of your hair stylists, who are sharing this great story! Recent Posts Transocean safety Bonuses?!? He had an experiment to conduct, and all the components were in place, except one. With the Deepwater Horizon spill still oozing untold thousands of gallons of oil per day into the Gulf of Mexico, Matter of Trust is working overtime to collect as many clippings as possible and send new booms out to the Gulf region. FAQs for how to donate hair, fur, fleece etc. Please return to AARP.